When triangle eyes and gaping mouths just don't cut it:


We bow down to whomever replicated the genius of Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night" using just a pumpkin, various carving tools and a whole lot of free time.

To see more clever designs for your last minute pumpkin carving tonight, check out our slideshow below of amazing art-inspired jack-o-lanterns. Let us know how your festive gourd turned out this year in the comments section.

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  • Mona Lisa

    Swap out the standard jackolantern grin with an even more iconic smile. Go ahead, be the da Vinci of pumpkin carving. Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/lancastermike/4020583373/in/photostream">fundraz34 / flickr</a>

  • Edvard Munch

    We dare you to think of something scarier than Edvard Munch's "Scream." It's just begging to be carved into your pumpkin. Credit: <a href="http://snowcitygirl.wordpress.com/about/">SnowGirlCity / Wordpress</a>

  • Andy Warhol

    We imagine Warhol would love to reappropriate your pumpkin with his face. Credit: <a href="http://demianrepucci.com/2010/11/01/halloween-pumpkin-carving-warhol-self-portrait-fright-wig/">Demian Repucci</a>

  • Edgar Allen Poe

    Why not skip the ghouls and ghost and go straight to the source, by paying homage to Edgar Allen Poe. Credit: <a href="http://jackraz.deviantart.com/art/The-Poekin-265459460?q=boost%3Apopular%20jackolantern&qo=286">JackRaz / Deviant Art</a>

  • Vincent Van Gogh

    Feeling up to a Halloween challenge? Why not turn your pumpkin into Van Gogh's famous "Starry Night?"

  • William Shakespeare

    The Bard would love to grace your gourde this Halloween. Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/steve_earl/1564044997/">theoriginalmutant / flickr</a>

  • Johannes Vermeer

    "Girl With a Pearl Earring" makes for a great costume AND a great pumpkin carving idea. Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/scotthei/285017653/">djheimey2001 / flickr</a>

  • Pablo Picasso

    Why not go cubist with your rotund creation? Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/shoeburyness/279719986/in/photostream/">Shoeburyness / flickr</a>

  • Michelangelo

    Fine art meets squash, courtesy of Michelangelo's "David." Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/norbini/6294305637/">Norbini / flickr</a>

  • BONUS: Beast Jesus

    While it might not be carved, we bet the Beast Jesus design will pop up on more than one pumpkin this Halloween. Courtesy of The Huffington Post Arts & Culture Team.

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